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This Week in Startups
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Jason Calacanis covers startups, tech, markets, media, and all the hottest topics in business and technology. He also interviews the world’s greatest founders, operators, investors, and innovators.

Episodes
  • 2024 / 6 / 17
    Woke Google Maps, how Wells Fargo is losing money on fintech, and the global AI race | E1967

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  • 2024 / 6 / 14
    Lessons in Unreasonable Hospitality with Will Guidara | E1966

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  • 2024 / 6 / 12
    Inflation cools, how Waymo handled a crash, and the next startups to go public | E1965

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  • 2024 / 6 / 11
    Apple’s WWDC 2024: Reactions, Highlights & Breakdowns with Jason and Alex | E1964

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  • 2024 / 6 / 11
    The state of seed, the first TWIST500 startups, and the impact of anonymous apps on society | E1963

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  • 2024 / 6 / 8
    Great Builders & Success First with Intercom’s Eoghan McCabe | E1962

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  • 2024 / 6 / 7
    Rising Above the Noise in Consumer VC with Kirsten Green of Forerunner | E1961

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  • 2024 / 6 / 6
    Texas energy grid challenges and solutions with Base Power’s Justin Lopas | E1960

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  • 2024 / 5 / 31
    Steve Jurvetson and The Metals Company on Ocean mining, EV market growth, and AI's tech impact | E1959

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  • 2024 / 5 / 29
    Mastering Venture Capital and Founder Strategies with Rory O’Driscoll and Mark Suster

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  • 2024 / 5 / 29
    TWIST News: xAI's massive $6B raise, the startups building our drone future & TWIST500 | E1957

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  • 2024 / 5 / 27
    AI investments, VC ecosystem geography, and VC hypocrisy | E1956

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  • 2024 / 5 / 23
    Glue: The New Slack Killer with David Sacks and Evan Owen | E1955

    In this episode, David Sacks and Evan Owen of Glue join Jason to demo their new “slack killer” product (4:38), explain the role of AI within Glue (14:14), discuss building products with remote vs in-person...

  • 2024 / 5 / 23
    $NVDA's earnings, media economics in the AI era, Farcaster's mega crypto round, and more! | E1954

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  • 2024 / 5 / 21
    OpenAI drama, billion-dollar exits, and founder salaries with new co-host Alex Wilhelm | E1953

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  • 2024 / 5 / 20
    Crypto, the Midas List, and democratizing VC with Delian Asparouhov and Mel Williams | E1952

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  • 2024 / 5 / 18
    Pioneering physical AI with Archetype AI’s Ivan Poupyrev | E1951

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  • 2024 / 5 / 17
    AI Demos: Big Drops This Week from OpenAI & Google | E1950

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  • 2024 / 5 / 16
    Bridging education and business with The OC’s Dr. Justin Terry | E1949

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  • 2024 / 5 / 15
    Max Altman & Ben Braverman chart Saga VC's maiden voyage with Mark Suster | E1948

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  • 2024 / 5 / 11
    AI Robots with Purpose with Jake Loosararian of Gecko Robotics | E1947

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  • 2024 / 5 / 9
    Today's Space Tech Boom with Apex's Ian Cinnamon and Mark Suster | E1946

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  • 2024 / 5 / 9
    Bridging academia and job market realities with Extern’s Matt Wilkerson | E1945

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  • 2024 / 5 / 6
    LIQUIDITY: Elon Musk Raises $6 Billion for his New AI Startup, and more! | E1944

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  • 2024 / 5 / 6
    LIQUIDITY: Major challenger to OpenAI, xAI, closing on $6B in funding | E1944

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  • 2024 / 5 / 3
    Decoding Customer Insights, Trust, and the Jobs-to-be-Done Framework with Bob Moesta | E1943

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  • 2024 / 5 / 2
    Startup pitch competition! Jason invests $25K into one of three founders | E1942

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  • 2024 / 4 / 30
    AI Demos: Llama 3 Innovations, vibecheck, Globe Engineer, Wisdolia and Tesla’s FSD | E1941

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  • 2024 / 4 / 29
    How AI and remote work is coming for your job | E1940

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  • 2024 / 4 / 26
    PodcastAI: Edward Brawer is here to be your podcast’s arms dealer! | E1939

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  • 2024 / 4 / 26
    The power of super communication with Charles Duhigg | E1938

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  • 2024 / 4 / 25
    Ask Jason LIVE!: Navigating startup growth with Real-Time Q&A | E1937

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  • 2024 / 4 / 23
    AI Demos and News: Llama 3, Marblism, Lumona & AI Jet-Fighter Dogfights | E1936

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  • 2024 / 4 / 20
    AI Demos: Meta AI Ups it’s Game with Llama 3 | E1935

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  • 2024 / 4 / 19
    Redpoint Ventures and Stepstone Group on VC Deployment, M&A, and Google's AI Strategy | E1934

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  • 2024 / 4 / 17
    Destiny (D/XYZ) and the Buzz Around Public Access to Private Companies | E1933

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  • 2024 / 4 / 17
    Startup pitch competition! Jason invests $25K into one of three founders | E1932

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  • 2024 / 4 / 14
    Udio AI’s Music Magic, Aqua’s Unique Dictation, Copyright Laws & the 1000x Potential of AI  | E1931

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  • 2024 / 4 / 12
    Tomasz Tunguz and David Clark on how to invest in AI and Q1 2024 startup valuations | E1930

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  • 2024 / 4 / 11
    The Alef Model A and the future of flying cars with Alef CEO Jim Dukhovny | E1929

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  • 2024 / 4 / 9
    Liquid AI's Ramin Hasani on liquid neural networks, AI advancement, the race to AGI & more! | E1928

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  • 2024 / 4 / 6
    Apurva Mehta and Jack Altman on Sam Altman, CalPERS, and Liquidation Preferences | E1927

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  • 2024 / 4 / 5
    Growth Hacks for Startups from Elliot Shmukler of InstaCart, LinkedIn and now Anomalo | E1926

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  • 2024 / 4 / 4
    CoreWeave’s Brannin McBee on the future of AI infrastructure, GPU economics, & data centers | E1925

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  • 2024 / 4 / 3
    The state of modern answer engines, AI demos, and more! | E1924

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  • 2024 / 3 / 30
    Dave Mcclure & Jordan Stein on YC, "Spray and Pray", and Games VCs Play | E1923

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  • 2024 / 3 / 29
    Empathic AI and its role in understanding human emotions with Hume AI’s Alan Cowen | E1922

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  • 2024 / 3 / 27
    Ask Jason LIVE!: Unpacking Startup Strategies with Real-Time Q&A | E1921

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  • 2024 / 3 / 26
    AI Demos: Gatekeep, Deepgram, Claude 3 Haiku and more! | E1920

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  • 2024 / 3 / 22
    Kleiner Perkins and Penn’s Endowment on India, loss ratios, and the rise of secondaries | E1919

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